Tag Archives: ice cream

South Pasadena’s Cookies and Cream

Most of the places I wrote about in the LA Weekly article I’d been to before – one shop that I discovered while doing research was Cookies & Cream. It was just so darn charming… …and I thought the guy who ran it was fascinating. His culinary career began with baking… …and I did sample a couple of his unique creations (Jakarta

Weird Ice Cream for LA Weekly

It’s no secret how much ice cream I eat… …but it was really hard keeping this hush hush from all of you!   I’ve spent the last month doing “research” for this LA Weekly article – literally eating ice cream for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Most of the time, I’d take a bite, pour the rest into a container, and let

Thanksgiving Ice Cream

If you follow me on social media, you already know where I went 2 weeks ago. Into the kitchen (and freezer) of one of my favorites – Salt and Straw Ice Cream… …for a sneak peek behind their newest Thanksgiving flavors… …in my latest BuzzFeed collaboration with Abe! P.S. My new nephew was born this past weekend – Tiger Chen!  My